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Belmont at a Glance

Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Belmont's Vision

To be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Enrollment Information

Fall 2016 Enrollment: 7,723
Total Undergraduates: 6,293
Total Graduate and Professional Students: 1,430

Tuition and Financial Information

2016-2017 Undergrad Tuition: $14,965 per semester
2016-2017 Undergrad Student Fee: $730 per semester
Graduate tuition varies by program
Percent of students receiving financial aid from any source: 75
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Class Size Statistics

Student to Teacher ratio: 13:1
Classes with 30 students or less: 87 percent

Awards and Accolades

Belmont University:

• Ranked 6th on U.S. News and World Report's 2017  "America's Best Colleges—Regional Universities, South”

• Included on U.S. News and World Report's 2017 "Most Innovative Schools” List for the ninth consecutive year

• On Princeton Review’s 2017 “Best Colleges in the Southeast” List

• A 2016 Best Value by Kiplinger

• Named to MONEY Best College List in 2016

• A Top 10 “Most Beautiful Urban College Campus” nationwide by

• Recognized among the “50 Most Beautiful Christian Universities in the World” by

• Ranked 18th on The Institute of International Education’s “Open Doors Report,” a ranking of U.S. schools by the number of students studying abroad

• U.S. News ranked Belmont No. 5 Among the South’s “Most Efficient Universities”

• Ranked No. 16 by Blog Social on its list of The 25 Least Expensive Private Schools

• Served as Host of the 2008 Town Hall Presidential Debate and named an alternative site for the 2016 Presidential Debates

Jack C. Massey College of Business:

• Ranked 16th nationwide on Princeton Review’s 2016 “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies”

• On Princeton Review’s 2016 “Best 296 Graduate Business Programs” List

• The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business’s Part-Time MBA program was named on U.S. News and World Report's 2015 "Best Graduate Schools" List and was ranked No. 28 in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek

Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing:

• Part-time nursing program named on U.S. News and World Report's 2015 "Best Graduate Schools" List

• Named a Laerdal Medical Corporation’s "Center of Educational Excellence"

The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business:

• Named by Rolling Stone and Time Magazine as One of the Best Music Business Programs in the Country

College of Visual and Performing Arts

• Named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the Top 25 Music Schools in the World in 2015


• Men’s Basketball Team won’s 2015 “March Madness Academic Championship”

• Has won its conference’s All Academic Trophy 13 of the past 15 years